Orca

Teeth Stolen From Dead, Pregnant Orca In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Someone cut off several teeth from an endangered orca as she lay dead on a Vancouver Island beach, awaiting a necropsy by scientists. The decea...

Dead Orca Found Off B.C. Coast

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The body of J32, nicknamed Rhapsody, was found this week off the B.C. coast. (Photo: Bates Beach Resort) An endangered killer whale found dead ne...

LOOK: World's Oldest-Known Orca Spotted In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The world's oldest-known orca came home to B.C. for a visit, thrilling whale watchers and conservationists alike. J2, better known as Granny, was s...

TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When Louis Jobidon moved to Hornby Island, he discovered he was living close to a winter feeding ground for orcas. The kayaker recently took his boat ...

Activists Condemn Sochi Orca Display

CBC | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Environmental groups and whale researchers are urging Olympic organizers to condemn the display of two captured killer whales at the Sochi Winter Game...

PHOTOS: Orphaned Whale's New Start

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Eleven years after an orphaned killer whale was reunited in dramatic fashion with its pod off Vancouver Island's northern coast, Springer ...

Why Are Orcas Dying?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Researchers are learning a lot about the lives of orcas from the deaths of orcas, thanks to a team of experts from British Columbia and th...

Forget 'Tiger Mothers,' What About 'Killer Whale Grannies'?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Like some of their human counterparts, killer whale mothers continue to dote on their sons well into adulthood, says a new study based on ...